Most Anticipated Small Press Books of 2016!

Few exceptions aside, the most compelling, challenging, absorbing literary art is being produced by small presses and their respective writers. I asked a number of writers, editors, and publishers to send me a list of small press books to look out for in 2016. Below you’ll find my own list, which is informed by Kate Angus, John Cayley, Lauren Cerand, Samuel R. Delany, Rikki Ducornet, Andrew Ervin, Lily Hoang, Sean Lovelace, Scott McClanahan, Hubert O’Hearn, Jane Unrue, and Curtis White.

Below you’ll also find lists from Jeff Bursey, Tobias Carroll, Gabino Iglesias, Janice Lee, Dawn Raffel, Nick Francis Potter, John Reed, Adam Robinson, Michael Seidlinger, Terese Svoboda, Jason Teal, Angela Woodward, and Jacob Wren. All the abovementioned people are small press heroes and great writers in their own right. My thanks to all of them.

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Mezynski’s GLIMPSES available for pre-order

Scrambler Books is a righteous press (says the author whose first book was with them). Shane Jones’s A CAKE APPEARED, Kendra Grant Malone’s EVERYTHING IS QUIET, Matthew Savoca’s LONG LOVE POEM WITH DESCRIPTIVE TITLE, & now, available for pre-order, Neila Mezynski’s GLIMPSES. I’ve been reading quite a bit of Mezynski for awhile now, & I’m hooked. Check out the excerpts of this collection & I think you’ll find yourself pre-ordering.